A generation of music-lovers are damaging their hearing with audio players that do not limit dangerously high noise levels, the UN health agency said earlier this week.
The US is pushing the UN Security Council to formally call for free, fair and credible presidential elections in Venezuela.
Next week Cambodia’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) work group for the third time, the UNHRC’s press release from Friday (Jan. 25) stated.
Ten UN peacekeepers from Chad are killed and at least 25 wounded in northern Mali.
About 15,000 people are displaced in the Central African Republic since Dec. 31.
Malawi President calls for a life sentence penalty for those convicted of killing albino.
The UN envoy to Yemen is in the rebel-held Sanaa to cement the fragile ceasefire.
Yemen’s rival forces have traded accusations of breaching a UN-brokered ceasefire.
Libya’s UN-backed PM Fayez Serraj and his Italian counterpart met in Tripoli.
Russia, Iran and Turkey agree over the first session of the Syrian Constitutional Comm.
Ceasefire agreement with the Houthi rebels went into effect at midnight.
The UN General Assembly is set to endorse the Global Compact on Refugees, a week after a similar accord for migrants.
As the UN climate conference wraps up, Asia’s emission-producing economic powerhouses have said that their growing wealth doesn’t guarantee that they can fully comply with the Paris Agreement without assistance.
Cambodia celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Saturday (Dec.8) at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh.
3 UN officials call on South Sudan to investigate the brutal sexual assaults on women.
Iran has said it would continue missile tests to build up its defences.
A climate protest called “Claim the Climate” is held across Brussels.
The “i4i Ideathon” was a three-day innovation workshop that gathered young women in an effort to transform personal insights into hundreds of ideas and build lasting regional networks around gender equality.
More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year.
A 16-day campaign to battle violence against women and children has begun.
North and South Korea joined forces to get their ancient wrestling tradition onto a UN list of cultural treasures on Monday – a step forward in their rapprochement as their governments grapple with deeper divides.
The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal on Friday convicted two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders – Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – to life imprisonment for genocide in case 002/02.
Rhona Smith calls on the courts to drop treason charges against Kem Sokha.
Rhona Smith urges Interior Minister to respect human rights over relocating the Cham.
As was recalled a few weeks ago at the UN General Assembly, a strident call was made by Prime Minister Hun Sen to preserve international relations within the framework of international institutions and international agreements that is summarised under the term multilateralism.
Ahead of a mission to the Kingdom by UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, a CPP spokesman yesterday said Cambodia has never been sanctioned by the UN for violating human rights, noting that the rapporteur and other rights workers are biased.
A UN representative encourages youths to develop strategies to build better future.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has thanked Prime Minister Hun Sen for allowing the Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to continue to operate in the country for two more years.
Saudi Arabia says it is working hard to correct mistaken military targeting in Yemen.
Prime Minister Hun Sen wrapped up his trip to the UN General Assembly by highlighting recent government achievements and results of bilateral talks with various world leaders on social media.